How to Turn On / Off PC & Laptop remotely by Android phone

The smartphone not only acts as a miniature computer, it also has the ability to control a computer or laptop remotely. The content of this article I will guide you how to turn off or restart a computer remotely via Android phone that you can refer to.

In addition, if you are in need of a trick that can help schedule a shutdown, you can review the article that I have shared in great detail in the past week.


Install Shutdown Remote app on PC

Step 1. You access this address to download the application file.

Install Shutdown Remote application

Note: This is a JAVA platform program so you need to install JAVA if your computer is not available.

JAVA installation

Step 2. Next, run the installation file .jar downloaded earlier.

run the .jar installation file

Step 3. You can let the software run freely, at this time the feature is not activated.

Run the remote computer shutdown software

The app’s icon will appear on the taskbar and still run in the background.

Shutdown Remote application icon on the taskbar

Install and use Shutdown Remote on Android

Step 1. You access the Play Store to find and install the application Shutdown Start Remote.

find and install Shutdown Start Remote application on the phone

Step 2. On the main interface of the application, click Start Search If your phone and computer are on the same local network, they will find each other.

Your phone and computer on the same local area network will find each other

Now you click on the computer you want to control.

Step 3. In the next screen, you can set a time to schedule the computer to shut down. When you want to shut down your computer immediately, set the timer to the level 00:00, then press the button Shutdown.

Click the Shutdown button to shut down the computer immediately

A pop-up message will appear, click on it OK, got it to be sure you want to turn off the machine.

confirm remote computer shutdown

Step 4. The application on the computer will send a notification to the user that the computer will shut down after 1 minute.

Remote computer off using Android phone

If you are away from the local network, you can control your computer via the internet. To do this you need to check the static IP address of your computer.

Step 1. You open the application Shutdown Remote on your PC, then click on the option Show IP.

The screen will now display the QR code and the PC’s static IP address.

Open Shutdown Remote app on PC

Step 2. Next, open the remote control application on your phone and click on the option Insert. If you want to use a QR code, click Scan.

If you want to use a QR code, click Scan

Step 3. The next interface on the phone will appear, you need to enter your computer’s IP address and click OK, got it. If correct then the phone and the computer will be connected.

Step 4. Now you can remotely shutdown the computer as guided above.


The above is one of the many ways to control the functions of a computer via an Android Smartphone. Hope this article is useful to you and if you have any questions or suggestions related to the article, do not forget to leave your comments in the section below.

I wish you successful implementation!

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